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Table 1 Descriptive and scale reliability statistics

From: Methodological considerations regarding response bias effect in substance use research: is correlation between the measured variables sufficient?

Variable Reliability Mean (SD) Min - Max in sample Min - max in scale
Social desirability 0.68 14.93 (4.86) 4 - 31 0 - 33
Doping attitude 0.86 38.24 (12.74) 17 - 83 17 - 102
Control over diet1 - 84.49 (18.45) 10 -100 0 - 100
Control over medication taken1 - 85.62 (20.68) 0 - 100 0 - 100
Control over training1 - 61.21 (25.58) 0 - 100 0 - 100
Internal deterrence 0.68 2.09 (1.49) 0 - 4 0 - 4
External deterrence 0.71 1.56 (1.66) 0 - 6 0 - 6
Legalizing doping for top athletes2 - 0.44 (0.6) 0 - 2 0 - 2
Legalizing doping for all athletes2 - 0.40 (0.6) 0 - 2 0 - 2
  1. 1 Expressed as percentage ranging between 0 (no control at all) and 100 (maximum control)
  2. 2 0: absolutely not, 1: with restrictions, 2: without restrictions. Frequencies recorded for legalizing doping for top athletes and all athletes respectively are: 0 = 169 and 180; 1 = 91 and 79; 2 = 15 and 16.